The deterrent effect works on the belief on the part of the opponent that a retaliation will be forthcoming. Despite how much we don’t want to retaliate, our people and theirs will be safest if we pretend that we always will.Continue reading The Nuclear Deterrent: A Response to a Meme by Another Angry Voice
A terrorist attack has struck at yet another aspect of France that the French value most. ISIS is the threat to civilisation, because of who they are and because of who we are.Continue reading The Nice Terrorist Attack, What Do We Do Now? (Graphic Image)
I took two walks to the beach, a thin strip of sand and concrete just to the East of Copenhagen.Continue reading Photos from Copenhagen, #2: by the Beach
Copenhagen is a beautiful city, and I was fortunate to catch some lovely scenes when I visited.Continue reading Photos from Copenhagen, #1: by the River
Some thoughts from Copenhagen, in no particular order.Continue reading Musings from Copenhagen
Move on. Think Positively. Don’t dwell on it. All of this is much, much easier said than done. It’s possible, though, and here’s how.Continue reading How to Be Happier, Particularly How to Move on from Relationship Breakups
The media will underplay the ideology that motivates a white person if they commit an atrocity, blaming emotional issues instead. Let’s put this to the test.Continue reading Examining the Media’s Representation of Atrocities, II: Dylann Roof
Only racists, imperialists and bigots voted out. I’m ashamed to have been one of them. I am so sorry for voting for Brexit. Continue reading I’m Sorry for Voting for Brexit
A friend of mine, in response to my recent article on Beliefs and Internet Memes showed me the above picture, asking what I thought. Rather than improvise, I decided to do a little research to see how things look.
Continue reading Muslim Shooter = 1.3 Billion Muslims Held Responsible?
[Guest post by Joel Pearce]
This may come as little surprise to some, but I nevertheless thought that I would make it public: I support the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland’s exit from the European Union. In fact, no, that is something of a falsification – what I actually support is a dissolution of the European Union itself, and a return of sovereignty to the 28 member states that comprise it.Continue reading Who Rules over Us? Who Shall? (Brexit)